Sippy cups and dirty dishes may be your reality now, but it doesn’t have to be. Plan your escape to a real-life castle to experience the royal treatment (at least for a few nights). From Italy to California, flip through the photo gallery to discover the world’s coolest castles that you can rent for as little as $20 per person, per night. Move over Belle, there’s a new queen in town.

Romenay, France

If the oldest thing your kid has experienced in his older sib's hand-me-downs, visit this castle for some true old school fun. Built in 1571, everything on this property is historic with modern updates and amenities, including the heated pool.

Online: homeaway.com

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— Erin Lem

photos and castles courtesy of HomeAway